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," a setback in the search. rescuers at the west virginia mine get close to where four missing miners are believed to be, but are forced to turn back because of toxic gases. >> it's just the worst of our three options. from a rescue attempt, but the rescue attempt is still very valid because if there is someone alive -- >> senator jay rom feckefeller join us. >>> and they've signed the treaty. can the president get it ratified? and former defense secretary and former republican senator, william cohen joining us in the studio. >>> plus, the united states and russia leaders are trying to reach an agreement on iran. >> they're going to be pushing very hard to make sure that both smart and strong sanctions end up being in place soon to send a signal to iran and other countries that this is an issue that the international community takes seriously. >>> and it's a sister act. >> warn them that that pink elephant is on the move and 2010 is shaping up to be the year the conservative women get together and help take back the country. >> and is it smart to reopen old wounds? we'll be talking ab
virginia later in the program with the congressman whose district the mine is in. >>> meanwhile, afghanistan denying today one of the most inflammatory reports about president hamid karzai that we've heard in a while. that he threatened to join the taliban if the united states kept pressuring him. >> we were shocked to see such kind of comment in the media. the government of afghanistan in which president karzai is a democratically elected president has fighting against terror and fighting against those who put the life of our good people in danger as priority number one. and in that context, that comment, whoever has come up with that, does not make sense. >> san van na guthrie is nbc correspondent and cohost of "the daily rundown." nbc chief foreign correspondent richard engel is live for us in kabul. is this a case that they are shocked to hear that hamid karzai may have said something, shocked that they're gambling with -- are we -- >> reporter: i think it's -- i don't think they're really shocked by it. president karzai has said things like this in the past. what they're sh
in nevada. bob shrum and pat buchanan up next. >>> and hopes are fading in west virginia. you're watching "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. >> i would ask that the faithful who gathered here this morning, pray for the safe return of the missing. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ ♪ this one is. ♪ new purefitness from crystal light. ♪ the first crystal light with no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or preservatives. ♪ new purefitness from crystal light. a pure way to water your body. one month, five years after you do retire? ♪ client comes in and they have a box. and inside that box is their financial life. people wake up and realize i better start doing something. we open up that box. we organize it. and we make decisions. we really are here to help
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." and the president is returning to the white house shortly in just a few minutes to speak on the west virginia mine tragedy and retirement. the latest on the president's upcoming nuclear summit from madeleine albright and bart stupak will be retiring from congress. is that a victory from sarah palin and the tea partiers? palin speaking live in new orleans a half hour from now. with their take on the republican leadership in the big easy, we'll have right here, bob shrum and patrick buchanan. >>> justice stevens announced his retirement in a letter to president obama. chief justice john roberts issued a statement saying that stevens quote, has enriched the lives of everyone at the court through his intellect, independence and warm grace. so, what kind of person will the president be choosing as his successor? joining me now, pete williams and savannah guthrie. we're beginning to hear marine one coming back to the south lawn from andrews air force base. first, to you, pete, we expected this announcement, but it is still a very big deal. this is the longest serving justice on the supreme court and lea
a confident retirement more within reach. >>> topping the headlines right now, in west virginia right now, crews are working to recover the last of the victims from the upper big branch mine. at 3:30 eastern today, the governor will lay a wreath for the miners killed last week. president obama also ordered flags to fly at half-staff across the staff. >>> president medvedev is joining in the outrage over an american mother who sent her adoptive son to moscow alone with a note saying he was no longer wanted. medvedev says it is quote, monstrous of an american family to adopt a child and send him back. and for the first time ever, the vatican is making it clear that bishops and church leaders must report abuse to police. while the vatican says this has been a policy, they just release it had new guidelines on its website. >>> and republicans are calling on president obama to nominate someone with quote, mainstream judicial views to the high court. the white house already has a list drawn up. let's bring in steve mcmahon and patrick buchanan. what kind of person would be easily confirmable? w
to learn the latest on the state of u.s./russia adoptions and we'll talk to the governor of west virginia regarding the 29 miners who lost their lives in his state. >>> we'll tell you about the story of the moment. airports in los angeles and new york now affected by a volcano eruption in iceland. the volcano erupted for the second time this month spewing thick clouds of smoke and ash into the air. europe's busiest airport, heathrow, nearly 2,000 miles away from iceland, has been completely shut down. airports across the continent are shutting down. and trouble over in the states. we are seeing now flights affected at lax and three other major airports in new york city. travelers trying to get back to london are now stranded at jfk. some people are taking it, though, in stride. >> one of those things that happens. we'll go back to new york and have another good day in new york. >> these things just happen i suppose. can't really control them. just an extra day in america. why not? >> there could be worse things. >> nbc's tom aspell is following developments from our london bureau. we spok
to reroute medevac flights. >>> in west virginia, all coal mines are closed today to honor the 29 miners killed at the upper big branch mine. since that explosion, over 30 mines have been visited. the death toll from wednesday's earthquake in china is now more than 1100. chinese state media says another 417 people are still missing. survivors are spending another night outdoors as they wait for aid to arrive near tibet. >>> the fcc filed civil fraud charges against goldman sachs. they say the company and one of the vice presidents defrauded investors by failing to disclose alleged conflicts of interest. of course, it was subprimes widely viewed as having led to the meltdown. the financial crisis. goldman says that those charges are quote, completely unfounded. erin burnette is live at the new york stock exchange. this is a very big deal now. take us through it. >> you're right. it is a big deal. at least for the markets. we're down about 145 points. goldman moved down nearly $20 as a result. here's what it boils down to. one of the people during the financial crisis who profited the most
in virginia. you've been writing on declassified on your blog about the gun lobby and some of the concerns in fact that the gun, the antigun activists, have about president obama. >> well, sure. look, this is an issue that the obama administration almost across the board has not touched at all. they have almost from the beginning, shut down attorney general holder and secretary of state clinton when they talked about reinstating the ban on assault riffles. clearly, political decision went made that this is too sensitive. they don't have enough votes on capitol hill. here is something that i don't think many people have focused on. we wrote about today. the bureau of firearms, policing the illegal flow of weapons. you have them flowing across the border. also, going to criminal gangs. 15 months into the obama administration, not even a nominee to run the agency. >> what's happening behind the scenes? >> what you get told is given the almost inevitable resistance from the nra and gun lobby, they can't find anybody to take the job, so they've looked really hard, they've offered to a lot of pe
. quote, there ain't no mountain high enough for the mountaineers. that's right. i'm picking west virginia over kansas. closed quote. march 18th. well, he does shoot hoops better than i do. that does it for this edition of "andrea mitchell reports." go mountaineers. we hope you have a happy easter. join us monday and remember you can follow the show online and on twitter. my colleague takes over from here with the latest on new airport security measures going into effect for passengers flying to the u.s. you two doing? he's trying to beat my record. 61 dishes, and a garlic press. oh, that's too full! those will never get clean. they got clean when i broke the record. never gonna happen! [ chuckles ] sorry, buddy. [ female announcer ] cascade actionpacs are four times concentrated to get the fullest loads clean the first time. going heart healthy? so is campbell's healthy request soup. low in fat and cholesterol, heart healthy levels of sodium, and taste you'll love. girl: this is good for my heart? chef: you noticed. [cheering] announcer: campbell's healthy request. band now we're insuring
the independents. if you back and look in 2009, new jersey and virginia, president obama carried independents in both of those states in 2008. in 2009 the democratic candidate lost overwhelmingly. part of the question is how much does it matter to have barack obama on the ballot but then how much does it matter that his agenda has gotten significantly less popular since he's been sworn in with those independent voters? and how does it impact what democrats are going to do as they answer for those policies in the fall? >> steve mcmahon, what about some of these races -- blanche lincoln trying to ride the derivatives bonus that she got out of her successful, you know, marshalling of that in the agriculture commit knee termste had a tough debate over the weekend. >> she's in a tough state. that's one of those purple states that sometimes goes blue and sometimes goes red depending upon the popularity of the president, the popularity of the president's policies, and, frankly, the economy, which is continuing to be a drag on a lot of incumbents especially democrats. if unemployment doesn't pick up
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